Hosted by entrepreneurship@UBC this is the final in a speaker series on leadership. Chip Wilson, Founder & Chairman of yoga-inspired brand, lululemon athletica - and Founder of new meditation project, whil, will be speaking about what has inspired and contributed to his success as a businessman and retail entrepreneur.
Hosted by Sauder's W. Maurice Young Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research Centre,the UBC Sauder Entrepreneurship Luncheon will feature short business plan presentations of six teams of students who are currently launching their own start-up companies.
Over the past six months, teams of Sauder Master of Management students have lent their business skills to community-enhancing projects for 15 local organizations. On May 15 students will present their projects, discussing the scope, challenges, successes and outcomes.
The 11th Annual UBC Net Impact Conference,entitled Sustainability: Accelerating Impact, takes place at the Vancouver Convention Centre and will focus on the role of business, government, and community in progressing sustainability initiatives through collaboration.
On April 25, 2013 Sauder alumni and current MBA students are invited to attend Business Now! with Joel Bakan, author of "The Corporation," and UBC law professor, as he examines whether or not corporate social responsibility(CSR)can truly civilize business.